William & Magdalena Scheidemantel

William & Magdalena Scheidemantel

My great great grandfather William & great great grandmother Magdalena (Gerwig) Scheidemantel's Family. My great Grandfather Oliver & Elmira May Fennell Scheidemantle are belived to be in the picture along with Thomas Oliver, Howard, Helen, Raymond, Ronald Lee and Myrl Scheidemantle, along with some of their children. The spelling of the last name was changed to Scheidemantle from Scheidemantel for William and Magdalena's Children in our line.


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William e scheidemantle

My grandfather is the little boy second from left with his head turned. I too have this picture. He passed in 2010 leaving behind a very large family all the way down to great great grandchildren. Please contact if I can be of any help with your tree.

Hello Carrisa, I would love

Hello Carrisa,
I would love for you to contact me directly. You can find me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kim.scheidemantlehouvener
I will send you my email there or you can send me yours. I am avoiding putting my email on here.

I look forward to talking with you soon.


Scheidemantle Name Change

Hi. My name is Stephanie Maki. My Grandmother was Doris Mae Scheidemantle. While putting together our famiies extensive history she would tell me stories about the family of which I have documented. One of the things she told me was there are many different spellings of the Scheidemantle name all the way to Shidemantle. The reason for this, which was told to her by her father when asking how other Scheidemantles were related when their names were spelled different was because there was a very large family fued over the family land and the way it was to be divided. Unable to work out their differences several of the brothers/sisters went their own ways and changed the spelling of the name as an "insult" of sorts to the family. I have been to some of the "other spellings" family reunions over the the years and have been able to peice quite a few of us together again. You can always reach me on my facebook page as well. We may have in fact talked before as I spoke with numerous families while putting the book together. :)

Oliver Scheidemantle

Hello My husbands great grandfather is Oliver Scheidemantle.
Is there anything I can help you with? Would it be possible to get a copy of that picture?

The picture of Howard is my husbands grandfather Thomas Scheidemantle brother.



I am also wondering which of Thomas's children is your husbands father. Also, what is your husbands name?

Kimberly Scheidemantle Houvener


Hello Jan,
You can reach me at [email protected].
If I am getting this correctly, Howard is your husband's Great uncle? Howard is my Grandfather.
Email me and we can chat more. I have been working on the Family Genealogy for 20 years.
I look forward to talking with you. : )

Kimberly Scheidemantle Houvener